Learn About Feudo Monaci
Feudo Monaci - which translates to "Fief Monks" - is a winery dating back to 1804, with profound roots in the history of the Salentino territory. The vineyards of Feudo Monaci lie in the beautiful Azienda Castello Monaci, located in the Salice Salentino territory of Puglia.
The property consists of 220 hectares (60 vine-cultivated), producing principally red wine grapes. Primitivo, Negroamaro, and Malvasia Nera take up the majority of the vineyard, with a small quantity of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc making the balance.
Learn About Southern Italy
Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania
Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...
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Learn About Primitivo
Kin of Zin
Recent DNA testing has shown Primitivo to possess the exact same genetic make
up as the popular California grape, Zinfandel.
Oddly enough, both varieties origins are tracked back to Croatia. And while
the grapes may be identical in theory, the wines they produce have distinct
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